Media Statements

Indigenous ranger Simon Muriata
Yesterday at 03:15 PM

Indigenous rangers dive deep into reef care on Sea Country

Indigenous rangers from Great Barrier Reef have been given the chance to learn how to scuba dive and gain hands-on experience caring for the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Reef Joint Field Management Program, jointly funded by the Queensland and Australian Governments.
     Palaszczuk Government boosts Foot and Mouth Disease preparations
Yesterday at 02:34 PM

    Palaszczuk Government boosts Foot and Mouth Disease preparations

The Palaszczuk Government will recruit a specialised squad of trained biosecurity officers to boost the states frontline defences against outbreaks of devastating Foot and Mouth and Lumpy Skin Diseases.
Brisbane to the Border: Connected cycling takes centre stage
Yesterday at 02:00 PM

Brisbane to the Border: Connected cycling takes centre stage

Master planning for a complete cycle link from Brisbane to the border is setting pace as funding flows this budget.
Young community leader recognised for loyalty and dedication
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 04:00 PM

Young community leader recognised for loyalty and dedication

Rural Fire Service volunteers from the Stanthorpe area celebrated Rural Fire Service Week with the presentation of the regional Young Volunteer of the Year Award, a medal ceremony and the opening of a new Rural Fire Brigade station
Rural Fire Service volunteers lead with integrity
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 12:00 PM

Rural Fire Service volunteers lead with integrity

As celebrations wrap up for Rural Fire Service Week, two loyal RFS volunteers in Northern Region were presented prestigious awards for their service,
Darling Downs volunteers bestowed awards for excellence
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 10:30 AM

Darling Downs volunteers bestowed awards for excellence

A south western Queensland man dedicated to volunteering with the Rural Fire Service has been awarded as one the region’s best
Rising stars showcase skills at Townsville PCYC Games
Sat 06 Aug 22 at 09:30 AM

Rising stars showcase skills at Townsville PCYC Games

A vibrant cohort of young emergency service cadets are testing their skills in Townsville today for the annual PCYC Cadet Games
Palaszczuk Government subsidy helping Qld Manufacturing businesses
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 02:55 PM

Palaszczuk Government subsidy helping Qld Manufacturing businesses

A Palaszczuk Government subsidy is helping Queensland manufacturers boost sustainability and cut costs when it comes to reducing energy, water and waste.
Ekka visitors urged to hear farmer stories
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 01:56 PM

Ekka visitors urged to hear farmer stories

Visitors to this year’s Ekka in Brisbane are being urged to make the most of the opportunity to connect with the people who grow the best produce in the world.
Volunteers roll up for new Rural Fire Service station
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 12:00 PM

Volunteers roll up for new Rural Fire Service station

To coincide with Rural Fire Service Week celebrations, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan MP joined Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Greg Leach to officially open the new Rollingstone Rural Fire Brigade Station.
New recruits inducted into fire service
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 10:00 AM

New recruits inducted into fire service

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services, Mark Ryan, joined Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner Greg Leach to induct 12 firefighter recruits into its ranks today at a ceremony in Townsville.
Doomadgee Traditional Owner Barry Walden welcomes the chance to lead "closing the gap" initiatives in his remote community in the Gulf of Carpentaria
Fri 05 Aug 22 at 08:55 AM

First Nations peoples to lead ‘closing the gap’ initiatives in Queensland

Doomadgee will lead a state-first “closing the gap” pilot to identify how best to roll-out priority programs like health, housing, and early childhood in First Nations communities in Queensland.